Sept. 17, 2011
LAWRENCE, Kan. - The Washington State University women's tennis team concluded the second day of play at the 2011 Kansas Invitational and will send seven players to the final rounds Sunday. The Cougars went 7-1 in singles play and 2-2 in doubles.
Elisabeth Fournier advanced to the A Draw finals with a win over Mariana Rong of Arkansas State 6-2, 6-4. Liudmila Vasilieva defeated Steff Hollis of Saint Louis 6-3, 6-0 in the B Draw and will play in Sunday's final. Andjela Kankaras defeated Stephanie Fox of Kentucky in three sets 7-5, 1-6, 10-6 and will play Carla Manzi of Colorado in the final.
Elizaveta Luzina advanced to the Sunday morning final by beating Nina Barudciz of South Dakota 6-3, 6-1 in F Draw. Charlotte Koning defeated Federica Longo of Nova Southeastern in three sets 6-2, 5-7, 10-7, to advance to the G Draw final. Anastasia Romantsova defeated Madeline Jolly of Saint Louis 6-3, 5-7, 10-6 and will play in Sunday's H Draw final.
In doubles action Fournier/Romantsova captured the B Draw doubles title after two wins on Saturday. The duo defeated Urzendowski/Jolly of Saint Louis 8-3 and Hollis/Elmore, also of Saint Louis, 8-2 in the final. Pezzotti/Los of Kansas defeated Koning/Kankaras 8-3 in the A Draw semifinals while Googe/Musilovich also dropped their semifinal match to Blajkevitch/Witten of Kentucky 8-6.
Final day action will begin Sunday at 9 a.m at the Jayhawk Tennis Center.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERISTY
Washington State 7-1 (singles) 2-2 (doubles)
September 17, 2011
Elisabeth Fournier (WSU) def. Mariana Rong (ASU) 6-2, 6-4
Liudmila Vasilieva (WSU) def. Steff Hollis (SLU) 6-3, 6-0
Andjela Kankaras (WSU) def. Stephanie Fox (UK) 7-5, 1-6, 10-6
Biljana Milosevska (ASU)def. Ksenia Googe (WSU) 6-2, 6-0
Olga Musilovich (WSU) def. Suzan Lisenby (UMKC) 6-4, 7-5
Elizaveta Luzina (WSU) def. Nina Barudciz (USD) 6-3, 6-1
Charlotte Koning (WSU) def. Federica Longo (NSU) 6-2, 5-7, 10-7
Anastasia Romantsova def. Marina Kiefer South Dakota 6-2, 6-4
Pezzotti/Los (KU) def. Koning/Kankaras (WSU) 8-3
Blajkevitch/Witten (UK) def. Googe/Musilovich (WSU) 8-6
Fournier/Romantsova (WSU) def. Urzendowski/Jolly (SLU) 8-3
Fournier/Romantsova (WSU) def. Hollis/Elmore (SLU) 8-2